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Sagra dell'asparago verde di Altedo IGP

Green asparagus from Altedo - Comune di Malalbergo
Green asparagus from Altedo - Comune di Malalbergo

Green asparagus festival, 50th edition

Where: Via Nazionale, 241- 40051 Malalbergo (BO)
When: May 16-26, 2019



Discover the taste of the Green asparagus from Altedo in this food festival, where visitors can taste delicious asparagus-based dishes, watch the chefs working on new recipes and buy fresh local vegetables.


The Green Asparagus from Altedo, which earned the PGI label, is a spring vegetable with a delicate, exquisite taste that became a symbol of the agricultural produce of Bolognese plain.


A special asparagus-based menu is served every night (and also for lunch on Sundays) in the "Ristorante Tuttoasparago", located in the area of Coop Apofruit, along the main street of the village. Plus, original, savoury asparagus-based recipes, prepared by many chefs, will delight people's palates on the special occasions of the "Serate d'autore" (Dinners by chef).


It will be also possible to buy the "green prince" of Altedo, as well as other agricultural products, on the stalls of the local farmers. On the night of Saturday May 25, the event is open till late with the "Asparagus Night".

Info on the event

Timetable: to be defined

Entrance: free entrance, a la carte menu

Organization: Comitato Sagra dell'Asparago verde di Altedo IGP.

Ph. 0039 051 6620252

Come arrivare
Info on the tourist location

URP - Public Relations Office


Address: Piazza Unità d'Italia 2 - 40051 Malalbergo

Ph: +39 051 6620210 

Fax: +39 051 6620243


Opening times

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri and Sat 8.30am-12.30pm

Thu 2.30pm-5.45pm


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More information
Distance from Bologna:
32 Km.
8/22 m.
8.943 (updated January 1st 2016)
Market day:
Patron Saint:
Sant'Antonio (January 17th)
Altedo, Pegola
How to get there

By car

· Roads
from Bologna: take SS 64 Porrettana up to Malalbergo
· Motorways
from Bologna: A13 Motorway, exit Altedo, take Strada Comunale linking to SS 64 Porrettana towards north, till Malalbergo.


By bus

From the Bologna Bus Station, ATC Public Transport Company (for information on timetables and fares visit
· Bus n. 356 Bologna-Altedo-Malalbergo-Ferrara
· Bus n. 357 Bologna-Altedo-Boschi-Alberino-Passo Segni


By train

From the Bologna Central Station there are no railway links to Malalbergo.


By plane

The Guglielmo Marconi Airport  is about 30 km. from Malalbergo.
The BLQ Airport shuttle  connects every 15-30 minutes the airport to the city centre and to the central station. Piazza XX Settembre stop to get a bus towards Malalbergo.